Middle Tennessee Transgender Alliance

The Middle Tennessee Transgender Alliance (formerly Tennessee Vals or TVals) is a non-political, educational, social, and support organization founded and intended to educate and support people about transgender issues without prejudice, regardless of sexual orientation, sexual identity, or gender identity.

MTTA helps educate and support those dealing with personal issues and concerns related to gender identity, including its impact on sexual orientation. We exist primarily to support transgender adults, but family, friends, and allies are welcome and encouraged to join as well. We do not serve the needs of transgender children or teens at this time.

Based in Nashville, MTTA also serves the interests of the transgender community in Middle Tennessee from the Kentucky to Alabama border through efforts to educate the public and promote a positive public image about transgender people.

Everyone on the transgender spectrum is welcome, from full-time or “when you can” transgender women and men to genderfluid, nonbinary and gender-questioning folks.  


2nd Saturday Every Month 6:00-9:00pm

Day / Time Never Changes

Join us in Nashville for a peer-led support meeting. Meetings are a group conversation on varying topics, presentations from outside sources, and more. We exist primarily to support transgender individuals, but family, friends, and allies are welcome and encouraged to attend as well. The meeting includes a potluck-style meal, but bringing a dish is not required to attend.


Membership and meeting dues apply—refer to the Membership page for more information.

To ensure the security and privacy of our group members, we do not post our meeting location publicly. Please use the contact form and we will provide the exact location address and answer any additional questions you may have.

We want to hear what conversation topics matter to you most by contacting us via our  NEW Facebook group and here on our site.

We look forward to seeing you!

2024 Monthly Support Meeting Dates With Planned Topic or Presentation

January 13, 2024 – Look Out 2024!

February 10, 2024 – Relationships

March 9, 2024

April 13, 2024

May 11, 2024

June 8, 2024

July 13, 2024

August 10, 2024

September 14, 2024

October 12, 2024

November 9, 2024

December 14, 2024


3rd Saturday Every Month

We organize a monthly social event to gather and enjoy dinner, drinks, or both. Membership dues do not apply—you only pay for your own meal. Join us in relaxing and enjoying a nice evening out among friends. It’s always the 3rd Saturday of the month at the same time, though restaurant locations can vary.

We will post/announce restaurant locations here and on social media at least one month ahead of time.

2024 Monthly Dinner
Dates With Planned Location

January 20, 2024 –  El Mariachi 
February 17, 2024 –  El Mariachi 
March 16, 2024
April 20, 2024
May 18, 2024
June 15, 2024
July 20, 2024
August 17, 2024
September 21, 2024
October 19, 2024
November 16, 2024
December 21, 2024


Our goal is to support and engage with our local LGBTQIA community and allies. Look for us in the community hosting co-op events with other organizations and setting up tables at community Pride events, Transgender Day of Remembrance events, the Nashville Flea Market, and more.

Check below for upcoming dates and details!

– Nashville Pride (June 22-23, 2024)
– Nashville Flea Market (TBD)